The IANA Numbering Services Review Committee (IANA RC) has published the 2017 IANA Numbering Services Review Committee Report following a 30-day public comment period. The IANA RC was formed in 2016 and is responsible for publishing an annual report as advice to the NRO EC with its evaluation of the IANA numbering services. The report is based on the 2017 IANA Performance Matrix Summary… Read More
The RIPE NCC has launched the 2018 Global IPv6 Survey. The aim of the survey is to compile an overview of IPv6 deployment around the world and assess how this is seen from the perspective of ISPs and Enterprise users. The 2018 survey is a follow-up to similar surveys run between 2008 and 2013 and will serve as a comparison… Read More
Dear colleagues, As you may be aware, as a result of the successful IANA Stewardship transition in 2016, the IANA Numbering Services are today being managed through an SLA between ICANN and the five RIRs. IANA Numbering Services Review Committee The Internet Number Community, produced a proposal on the IANA Stewardship transition, outlining the concept of such an SLA. The proposal also called for the… Read More
In 2017, the Number Resource Organization (NRO) engaged ITEMS International to conduct the second independent review of the Address Supporting Organization (ASO). The objective of this review was to determine whether the ASO has a continuing purpose in the ICANN structure, whether any change in structure or operations of the ASO would be desirable to improve its effectiveness in the ICANN structure,… Read More
During the Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO) Teleconference, held on 7 February, Ricardo Patara (LACNIC) was appointed as Vice Chair and will serve a one-year term. He joins Kevin Blumberg (ARIN), who was appointed as Vice Chair during the ASO AC’s January Teleconference.
Johan Mikael “Julf” Helsingius has withdrawn his nomination for the election of the Address Supporting Organization’s (ASO) representative to the ICANN Board of Directors (Seat 9). Three candidates remain: Kris Seeburn Ron da Silva William Michael Cunningham The comment period is open and will close on 18 March 2018. For more information on the elections and remaining three candidates, please… Read More
The most recent ASO Review concluded with 18 recommendations, which the NRO has resolved to accept. The first 17 recommendations are well defined and practical, and can be implemented by actions of the NRO Secretariat, or of the ASO Address Council, with respect to administrative procedures, documentation, or in some cases adjustments to agreements which are expected to be non-controversial. The… Read More
The Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO AC) has elected Aftab Siddiqui, the APNIC community representative, as the Chair of the ASO AC / Number Resource Organization Number Council (NRO NC) for 2018. The ASO AC Chair elections are held annually in January, and the term is one year. Mr. Siddiqui’s appointment was confirmed during the first ASO AC Teleconference of… Read More
The IGF held its 12th annual meeting from 18-21 December 2017, on the theme, “Shape Your Digital Future!”. There were over 2000 onsite participants from 142 countries, representing all stakeholder groups and regions. The NRO at the IGF As the unified voice for the five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs), the Number Resource Organization (NRO) recognizes the participation of the public and… Read More
The NRO publishes an annual update, Continuing Cooperation. Read the 2017 edition here.